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Put Down the Cigarette: What Smoking Is Doing to Your Eye Health

By Millennium Park Eye Center
November 30, 2016
eye care

You’ve seen the anti-smoking commercials where smokers are hooked up to a breathing machine or unable to talk because of excess smoking. As the cause of so many cancers— including lung and oral cancers— smoking can wreak havoc on virtually every part of your body. In fact, did you know that smoking can impact your...  read more


Are Longer Lashes Causing More Harm Than Good?

By Millennium Park Eye Center
November 15, 2016
Longer Lashes

Nothing will make your eyes pop quite like having a set of long, thick eyelashes. However, as your body’s natural mechanism to help shield your eyes from the wind, dirt, and debris it’s important that you keep your lashes as healthy as possible. With cosmetic solutions like eyelash extensions, mascara, and Latisse, it can be...  read more


Cover and Protect: The Importance of Wearing Eyewear Around the House

By Millennium Park Eye Center
October 30, 2016
safety at work

If you have been wanting to get out of having to do chores around the house like cleaning the bathroom or mopping the floors, now may be your chance. Did you know that 125,000 eye related injuries are caused each year by household products like bleach? Not to mention, the hundreds of thousands of injuries...  read more


How to Give Your Glasses a Longer Life

By Millennium Park Eye Center
October 15, 2016
reading glasses

Getting a new pair of eyeglasses can help to transform your entire look. And as one of the easiest ways to accessorize, glasses can dress up virtually any outfit. To keep your glasses in the best shape possible, it’s important to know how to take care of them. From learning how to clean the lenses...  read more


Eye Makeup Safety Tips

By Millennium Park Eye Center
September 15, 2016
eye makeup tips

Eye makeup can enhance your eyes and make them pop— bringing you from drab to fab. However, if you aren’t using the proper hygiene, then you can develop a bacterial eye infection that can spread to both eyes. From switching out your mascara every couple of months to cleaning your eye makeup brushes, this article...  read more


Win Everytime By Wearing the Proper Protective Eyewear

By Millennium Park Eye Center
August 30, 2016
eye sports wear

You would look utterly ridiculous if you went for a jog wearing protective eyewear or elbow pads. However, there are some contact sports where you would look equally as ridiculous if you showed up without protective eyewear. From racquetball to swimming, this article will discuss a few popular sports where wearing protective eyewear is an...  read more


Infant Eye Care: What Are Blocked Tear Ducts

By Millennium Park Eye Center
August 15, 2016
Infant Eye Care

Being a parent to a newborn baby is both exciting and nerve-wracking. At every cough or jolt, your anxieties can get the best of you because you just want to make sure your baby is healthy, happy, and comfortable. As a fairly common condition that can inflict newborn babies clogged tear ducts can cause their...  read more


How to Fully Enhance Your Eyes With Botox

By Millennium Park Eye Center
July 30, 2016
BOTOX

Having good vision can change the way that you see the world. Whether you wear contacts, glasses, or have recently gotten Lasik done, you know just how nice it is when you can see well. However, correcting your vision isn’t the only way that you can enhance your eyes. In fact, by getting cosmetic treatments...  read more


3 Things to Look For In Sunglasses

By Millennium Park Eye Center
July 15, 2016
sunglasses

Whether it’s summer or winter, you should always wear protective sunglasses when you go outside— even if it’s just to check the mail. By causing permanent damage to your eyes, the sun is your eyes worst enemy. However, with even convenient stores selling sunglasses, it can be hard to decipher between a quality pair and...  read more


How to Prepare Your Child for An Eye Exam

By Millennium Park Eye Center
June 30, 2016
eye exam

Getting your toddler to sit still to go to the bathroom can seem like a full-time job within itself, but getting them to hold still for an eye exam can seem impossible. If you have noticed that your little one is complaining of constant headaches or if they squint when they are watching TV or...  read more